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Re: [SLE] new v9.2 is out-terminal question
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 23:05:46 -0400
  • Message-id: <20041026030546.GA5087@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 09:52:33PM -0400, James Knott wrote:
> Allen wrote:
>
> >BASIC from what I've read was what Young Hackers used too cut their first
> >code. What about Assmebler? Was that used in school? I research OSs a lot
> >and have seen old Macs using a Hex style syntax for something. I'd love to
> >get my hands on some of these things. I think a 286 is about as old as I
> >could use though, anything passed that and I don't think I'd have an OS
> >that would work on it.
>
> Outside of a high school Fortran class, my first programming experience
> was for the Datapoint 2200, which used the same instruction set, as the
> Intel 8008 (the first 8 bit) microprocessor. The 2200 was originally
> supposed to use the 8008, but it proved to be too slow, so Datapoint
> built their own CPU board instead.

What is Fortan like? Was it fun too use? I'm no coder at all, but I've
forced myself too wrote at least "Hello, World! in C, C++, VB, QBASIC,
PERL, And some C scripting language I found online about 2 years ago. I did
it not so I could say I did, but so I would at least understand how
programming worked.
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